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Collier Building, RM 4405
3000 Arlington Ave
Toledo, OH 43614
Mail Stop 1026
Student Services: 419.383.5810
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Graduate Advisor: 419.383.5841
|RN to BSN Program for Registered Nurses|
Baccalaureate nursing graduates provide theory-based nursing care to healthy and ill individuals, families, aggregates and communities in diverse healthcare settings including hospitals, clinics, nursing homes, schools and outpatient facilities. The RN-BSN program is for associate degree or diploma graduates already licensed as registered nurses. Courses in the nursing major are online (30 semester credits) with multiple study options.
|RN-BSN Basic Flyer||RN-BSN Study Options||Application Deadlines||Portfolio Guidelines|
|The Winning Combination UT/BGSU|
The consortium of The University of Toledo (UT) and Bowling Green State University (BGSU) provides an innovative and unique baccalaureate nursing program. Students choose the university (BGSU or UT) that best meets their needs for general education, liberal arts and sciences, then complete online nursing courses in the major through The University of Toledo. The Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing is awarded by the respective university.
The University of Toledo, with 21,000 students, is located in residential areas of Toledo, Ohio, and has a Main Campus and Health Science Campus.
Bowling Green State University, with 18,000 students on the main campus, is located in Bowling Green, Ohio, a small classic college town.
1. Completion of university and nursing prerequisite courses with a grade of "C" or above (a grade of "C-" is not acceptable):
- ENGL 1110 – College Composition I (3)
- PSY 1010 – Principles of Psychology (3)
- EEES 2150 – Biodiversity (4)
- CHEM 1120 – Chemistry for Health Sciences (4)*
- ENGL 2950 – Scientific & Technical Report Writing (3)
- KINE 2560/2460 – Anatomy & Physiology I (3/1)
- MATH 1180 – Math for Liberal Arts (3) *
- PSY 2510 – Lifespan Psychology (3)
- HEAL 4700 – Nutritional Science (3)
- KINE 2590 – Microbiology (3)
- KINE 2570/2470 – Anatomy & Physiology II (3/1)
- Statistics – SOC 3290 or RESM 4100 or MATH 2600 (3)
- PHIL 3370 – Medical Ethics (3)
Additional university courses include Social Sciences, Humanities and Diversity courses. These courses do not need to be completed prior to applying, however, still require a grade of C or higher upon graduation.
- Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.5 in all coursework. All post-secondary,
advanced placement credit, transfer, and higher education coursework are used to
calculate the cumulative GPA; admission is competitive for the nursing major. The
application process consists of completing a BSN Professional Major Supplemental Application and an application through NursingCAS (http://portal.nursingcas.org/). Learn more about Application Deadlines. Semester for application determined by nursing advisor.
- RN graduates from diploma or non-accredited nursing programs are required to submit
a portfolio for application to the nursing major.
- Active, unrestricted, unencumbered, RN license
- Students are required to authorize The University of Toledo to obtain criminal record
checks (i.e., BCII and FBI) and are responsible for fingerprinting expenses. Students
must declare and document misdemeanor and/or felony offenses that occur prior to admission
to the nursing major and/or during program progression. Convictions may result in
denial of admission to the major or dismissal after matriculation.
*Students must complete all graduation requirements; university catalogs are online at http://www.bgsu.edu/ and http://www.utoledo.edu/.
|Course #||Course Title||Overview|
|NURS 4230||Applied Health Assessment|
|NURS 4180||Theoretical and Professional Foundations in Nursing|
|NURS 4190||Interpersonal Strategies in Nursing of Older Individuals||NURS 4190|
|NURS 4200||Population Focused Care|
|NURS 4220||Applied Pathophysiology and Pharmacology|
|NURS 4210||Applied Nursing Research|
|NURS 4120||Nursing Leadership and Management||NURS 4120|
*Courses in nursing major are online-30 semester credits
|Accreditation and Approval|
The College of Nursing has full approval of the Ohio Board of Nursing and is nationally accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 530, Washington DC 20036, (202)887-6791.